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Dr. Arash Farahvar, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.6 (41)
Map Pin Small Bradenton, FL
Accepting new patients
22 years of experience
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Overview of Dr. Arash Farahvar, MD

Dr. Arash Farahvar, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Bradenton, FL. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 22 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from University of Illinois College of Medicine and is affiliated with HCA Florida Fawcett Hospital, HCA Florida Sarasota Doctors Hospital, HCA Florida Blake Hospital and HCA Florida Englewood Hospital. Dr. Farahvar, completed a residency at University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry. Patients rated Dr. Farahvar an average 4.6 star rating.

Dr. Farahvar works at HCA Florida Blake Medical Specialists - Cortez - Neurology in Bradenton, FL with other offices in Englewood, FL, Sarasota, FL and Venice, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Radiculopathy, Lumbar Radiculopathy and Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Anthem, Blue Cross Blue Shield and CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Farahvar's Office Locations

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    HCA Florida Blake Medical Specialists - Cortez - Neurology
    7005 CORTEZ RD W, Bradenton, FL 34210 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    HCA Florida Neurosurgery
    1861 Placida Rd Ste 203, Englewood, FL 34223 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Phone Icon (941) 491-1815
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    HCA Florida Neurosurgery - Sarasota
    5741 Bee Ridge Rd Ste 320, Sarasota, FL 34233 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Phone Icon (941) 491-1813
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    HCA Florida Neurosurgery - Venice
    12169 Mercado Dr Ste B6, Venice, FL 34293 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. To ensure patients have a reasonable number of physician choices, the program includes physicians who may not have privileges at our hospital but have an office location in our hospitals’ primary service area and/or have been granted access to our hospitals’ clinical information systems. Physicians participating in the Endocrine Surgery Center of Excellence referral program have met certain board requirements and clinical thresholds to ensure providers have proficiency in the field of Endocrine Surgery. With respect to community endocrinology only, physicians have committed to see patients within designated timeframes, and/or may be employed by competitors. Physicians offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
    Phone Icon (863) 250-0898

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Radiculopathy
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Spinal Stenosis
Neurostimulation
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Back Pain
Brain Cancer
Broken Neck
Cerebral Edema
Cerebral Embolism
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Hydrocephalus
Hypothalamus Cancer
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Myelopathy
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Sciatica
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Scoliosis
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Stroke
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Thoracic Compression Fracture
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Brain Surgery
Cervical Spinal Fusion
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminoforaminotomy
Spinal Cord Decompression
Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Aneurysm
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Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Astrocytoma
Ataxia
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Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Bone Cancer
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Brain Abscess
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Injury
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Cerebral Palsy
Cervical Spinal Cord Injury
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari Malformation Type 2
Chordoma
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Communicating Hydrocephalus
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Compressed Spinal Cord
Cranial Nerve Cancer
Craniopharyngioma
Epilepsy
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Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Lumbar Spina Bifida
Lumbar Spinal Cord Injury
Lumbosacral Plexopathy
Medulloblastoma
Meningiomas
Myelitis
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Myelomalacia
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pinched Nerve in Back
Piriformis Syndrome
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Tumor
Polyneuropathy
Post-Traumatic Coma
Schwannoma
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Osteophyte
Spine Deformities
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Syringomyelia
Tarlov Cyst
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Thoracolumbar Radiculopathy
Torticollis
Traumatic Cerebral Edema
Upper Back Pain
Vertebral Column Tumors
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anterior Disc Decompression and Fusion
Atherectomy
Brain Tumor Biopsy
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Craniectomy
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniotomy
Deep Brain Stimulation
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
Facet Blocks
Herniated Disc Surgery
Interlaminar Spacer
Laminoplasty
Lumbar Fusion with Robotic Assist
Lumbar Spinal Fusion
Nerve Ablation
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulator Implantation
Percutaneous Kyphoplasty
Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
Pituitary Gland Tumor Resection
Puncture Aspiration
Reconstruction for Craniosynostosis
Skull Base Surgery
Somatic Nerve Block
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Facet Denervation
Spine Fracture Treatment
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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    • Anthem
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Humana
    • MultiPlan

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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.6
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    Based on 41 ratings
    Patient Ratings (41)
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    May 05, 2023
    An incredible Doctor I was Blessed to be treated by him. Highly recommend Dr Farahvar
    Esther Menendez — May 05, 2023
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    About Dr. Arash Farahvar, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 22 years of experience
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    • English
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    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1659382679
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • University of Illinois College of Medicine
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    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • HCA Florida Fawcett Hospital
    • HCA Florida Sarasota Doctors Hospital
    • HCA Florida Blake Hospital
    • HCA Florida Englewood Hospital

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    Dr. Arash Farahvar, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Farahvar is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Farahvar has seen patients for Radiculopathy, Lumbar Radiculopathy and Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve), and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Farahvar on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    41 patients have reviewed Dr. Farahvar. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Farahvar.

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